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Consultant ENT Surgeon Specialising in Otology

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
Depending on experience
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

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Other allied health
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity to join our ENT team. We are looking to recruit a Consultant ENT Surgeon specialising in Otology.

The ENT department is an active and busy sub-regional ENT Centre providing ENT services for Peterborough, Huntingdon, wider Cambridgeshire, South Lincolnshire, East Leicestershire and parts of Northamptonshire and Bedfordshire.

During 2023/24 a total of 20,534 outpatient attendances were recorded, 2,045 elective operations performed, and the department dealt with over 898 emergency episodes.

All ENT inpatient care is provided from Peterborough City Hospital with a dedicated specialist nursing team.

All consultation rooms are fully equipped with state-of-the-art facilities. Each room has its own microscope, Storz Telepack 2 system, flexible laryngoscopes, rigid endoscopes, suction, digital recording, and air purifying facilities.

The audiology department has three audiology walk-in booths including a very large modern Paediatric booth, as well as caloric testing equipment.

On the adult ENT ward there is a fully equipped treatment room with operating microscope and flexible laryngoscope, where all emergency patients are initially treated.

Main duties of the job

To provide a high standard of care to any patient for whom you have clinical responsibility. This will include any patients referred to you and cared for by you personally or by members of your team and, in addition, any patients of Consultant colleagues when you are covering for annual leave.

To participate in clinical and other service activities and developments with the aim of ensuring a high standard of patient care across the Trust.

To work in close co-operation with other medical, professional, and managerial colleagues, both within and outside the specialty, to provide high quality health care to the Trust's patients, and to contribute to future thinking about the Trust's strategic direction.

To participate fully and share leadership of the Clinical Governance of the specialty covering its Trust-wide activities. To attend Clinical Governance half-days as detailed in the Trust's Guide to Job Planning unless on agreed leave or while attending emergencies.

To actively participate in departmental audits, sharing co-ordination of audit activities within the department and implementation of change.

To participate actively in research projects both within and outside of the trust (commercial and non-commercial) and to encourage research projects amongst other members of the department.

To take an active responsibility for undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, training, and supervision.

About us

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust provides acute care to our local communities via two District General Hospitals in Peterborough and Huntingdon, and a community hospital in Stamford.

We are promoting flexible working and a health work/home life balance. Agile working options are automatically considered for all roles within the Trust.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and candidates from our local communities.

Your package with us includes a lot more than just your pay and here are a few of the additional benefits that are available to you as an employee:

Relocation allowance in line with the Trust policy

Career development and training opportunities

Free staff car parking on all our hospital sites during this financial year

Access to the NHS Pension Scheme

Generous Holiday Entitlement, starting at 27 days a year (for full timeworkers) plus bank/public holidays

In-house Physiotherapy Services

Emotional Wellbeing Service covering a range of online support, access to mobile apps and 24/7 counselling services

Subsidised meals at our hospital restaurants

Access to exclusive discounts, cashback and vouchers via NHS Discounts and Blue Light Card

If you share our values and vision and are passionate about working with people on what matters to them, you could be a real asset to Team North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust.

Job description

Job responsibilities

If you require more information, please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification documents.

If you require further information please contact Mr Asad Qayyum, Consultant ENT Surgeon-

Person Specification



  • oEntry on GMC Specialist Register or, be within 6 months of receipt of Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) at time of interview or, provide GMC confirmed eligibility for entry on the Specialist Register
  • oHigher surgical training in ENT within a recognised programme.
  • oExperience of supervising undergraduates, doctors in training and other colleagues
  • oAbility to offer and be accountable for full and independent expert diagnostic opinion


  • oPostgraduate degree (or equivalent)
  • Fellowship in Otology
  • oDemonstrable experience and participation in research

Employer details

Employer name

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust


Peterborough City Hospital

Edith Cavell Campus



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